The Gross Family Reunion 2017 is nearly upon us.  Feel free to participate in all or some of the "events" that we have lined up and listed below.

The Family History activity will take place during our Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday, November 23rd.  Also, Dee Gross Vickery has a special request...anyone with photographs or Harry and Wilma Gross or their parents...please bring them to the reunion.  Actually - all photos of family are welcome.

Gathering of the Clan
All afternoon                           Come-And-Go and soirée at Hess House
                                                205 West Burbank Street, Fredericksburg, TX
                                                Marc  830-928-4294
                                                Lorrie 830-998-2722
OPTIONAL:      9:00PM            Thanksgiving Eve Dance w/ Dale Watson
Luckenbach Dance Hall                                  $15.00 at the door

Thanksgiving Day
10:45AM         Norman Rockwell-esque Thanksgiving Dinner
                       Andy’s Dinner  $ 28.50 per adult
                                               $ 13.00 under 10 yrs
                        (Includes tax and tip)
2:00PM to 5:00PM                  Hill Country Escape (private games for Gross’)            $25.00                                     Scheduled in groups of 6 to 8 per player
  1. We need a straw poll of people who want to play(for game staffing and scheduling)
  2. Gather your team and sign up now or  join up with a family team already booked by going to 
and be sure to click the button that reads “Private Appt
Afternoon and Evening     
Smorgasbord and continual soirée at Hess House
(We have no TV. You’ll have to get your sports updates off of your iPhone.)
Outdoors at Enchanted Rock and Markplatz Christmas Tree lighting

AM      Coffee/Tea & Muffins at Hess House
11:00 or so         Leave en masse for Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
                           We have our own private pavilion and park entrance
                           Hiking, climbing, exploring and relaxing in the country.           
3:00 PM      Catered Open Pit BBQ supper at our pavilion at Enchanted Rock
                   (No alcoholic beverage permitted in park)
6:30 PM      Lighting of the Christmas Tree on Marktplatz
                   Community event with food, gift vendors, outdoor ice skating
YouTube sneak peek:
Turkey Trot and Day on the Town

 Turkey Trot 5k and 10 Run w/ 1 m Fun Run
At the Fredericksburg Elementary School and runs through Marc & Lorrie Hess' neighborhood.                                
8:30 AM       5k and 10k run starts              $25.00
8:30 AM       1 mi Fun Run starts                $10.00
                                   Please Pre-Register through ACTIVE
ALL DAY       Smorgasbord and continual soirée at Hess House
ALL DAY       Day on the Town
  • Christmas Shopping on Main Street
  • Nimitz Museum: National Museum of the Pacific War They will not be having their live reenactments this week end but this is one of America’s greatest museums. A must see.
  • Fredericksburg is famous for the Wine Tours, a shuttle van that will take you from winery-to-winery. Those who are interested should raise their hands in advance so we can charter a van.
  • Ices Skating continues at Marktplatz
4:00 PM      Family Gathering at Hondos on Main
                   A self-help restaurant meaning you order at the bar.  Your own tab.
EVENING      Smorgasbord and continual soirée at Hess House
  • Optional: 8:00 PM Christmas Party Show at the Rock Box Theater. $42 to $47 Holiday variety show
Bittersweet Farewells

ALL MORNING                  Breakfast Burritos, coffee/tea and the soirée fades

Gross Family Reunion
When: November 22-26, 2017
Where: Fredericksburg
United States

Contact: Susan Hussar